Ashraddha, Aśraddhā, Aśrāddha: 13 definitions

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Ashraddha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit terms Aśraddhā and Aśrāddha can be transliterated into English as Asraddha or Ashraddha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Aśraddhā (अश्रद्धा):—Lack of interest, especially to take food

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

aśraddhā (अश्रद्धा).—f (S) Want of faith or confidence in. 2 Absence of taking towards or liking to, dislike.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

aśraddha (अश्रद्ध).—m A Sceptic.

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aśraddhā (अश्रद्धा).—f Want of faith in. Dislike. Scepticism.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aśraddha (अश्रद्ध).—a. Without faith, unbelieving, diffident; येऽश्रद्धा धनकाम्या क्रव्यादा समासते (ye'śraddhā dhanakāmyā kravyādā samāsate) Av.12.2.51.

-ddhā Unbelief, diffidence.

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Aśrāddha (अश्राद्ध).—a.

1) Not performing the Srāddha ceremony, not entitled to it, not belonging or relating to it.

-ddhaḥ Non-performance of a Srāddha q. v.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Aśraddha (अश्रद्ध).—(a-śraddha), adj. (neg. of śraddha; = Pali a(s)saddha), (1) not credulous (in good sense; Pali saddha sometimes credulous, in bad sense), °dhaś cākṛtajñaś ca Udānavarga xxix.33 = Pali Dhammapada (Pali) 97; (2) unbelieving, not having (true) faith, Avadāna-śataka i.83.7 (ms.; ed. em. aśrā°).

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Aśrāddha (अश्राद्ध).—(a-śrāddha) [, adj., unbelieving, not having (true) faith: Avadāna-śataka i.83.7, ed. by em.; but ms. a-śraddha, q.v.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Aśraddha (अश्रद्ध).—mfn.

(-ddhaḥ-ddhā-ddhaṃ) Unbelieving. f.

(-ddhā) Unbelief. E. a neg. śraddhā faith.

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Aśrāddha (अश्राद्ध).—mfn.

(-ddhaḥ-ddhā-ddhaṃ) 1. Not performing exequial rites, not entitled to them, not belonging or relating to them. m.

(-ddhaḥ) Non-performance of exequial rites. E. a neg. śrāddha funereal ceremony.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Aśraddha (अश्रद्ध).—[adjective] = seq.; [feminine] aśaddhā disbelief.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Aśraddha (अश्रद्ध):—[=a-śraddha] [from a-śraddadhāna] mfn. ([from] śraddhā) idem, [Ṛg-veda vii, 6, 3; Atharva-veda xii, 2, 51]

2) Aśraddhā (अश्रद्धा):—[=a-śraddhā] [from a-śraddha > a-śraddadhāna] f. want of trust, unbelief, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Atharva-veda; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Manu-smṛti]

3) Aśrāddha (अश्राद्ध):—[=a-śrāddha] [from a-śraddadhāna] a mfn. not performing funeral rites, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] n. food which has no relation to funeral rites, [Āpastamba-dharma-sūtra]

5) [=a-śrāddha] b etc. See a-śraddadhāna.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Aśraddha (अश्रद्ध):—[a-śraddha] (ddhaḥ-ddhā-ddhaṃ) a. Unbelieving. (dhā) 1. f. Unbelief.

2) Aśrāddha (अश्राद्ध):—[a-śrāddha] (ddhaḥ) 1. Neglectoffuneral rites.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Aśraddha (अश्रद्ध) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Asaḍḍha, Asaddha.

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Ashraddha in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Aśraddhā (अश्रद्धा) [Also spelled asraddha]:—(nf) want of reverence; irreverence; lack of faith; ~[ddhālu] faithless, one lacking in reverence/veneration; an unbeliever; ~[ddheya] unworthy of faith/reverence/veneration.

2) Asraddha in Hindi refers in English to:—(nf) want of reverence; irreverence; lack of faith; ~[ddhalu] faithless, one lacking in reverence/veneration; an unbeliever; ~[ddheya] unworthy of faith/reverence/veneration..—asraddha (अश्रद्धा) is alternatively transliterated as Aśraddhā.

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